(Slideshow) 10 different ways 3D imaging techniques are being used

Nov. 29, 2013
This slideshow takes a look at 10 different ways that 3D imaging technologies are being used to improve a number of different things, including medical research, consumer products, cultural heritage, automotive manufacturing, and even decorating cakes.

It's no secret that 3D imaging, in its many forms and variations across multiple verticals, is an extremely popular subject nowadays. While you've probably heard of many of the more popular uses, including the widespread proliferation of Kinect usage, it may stand to reason that you've not heard all of them. And while we haven't either, we take a look in this slideshow at 10 different ways that 3D imaging technologies are being used to improve a number of different things, including medical research, consumer products, cultural heritage, automotive manufacturing, and even decorating cakes. Take a look at these examples and let us know what you think!

About the Author

James Carroll

Since joining the team 2013, James covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles for each issue of the magazine, James managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.


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